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Indians sign four players from the 2014 First-Year Player Draft

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The Indians today signed four players from the 2014 First-Year Player Draft. The Indians today signed four players from the 2014 First-Year Player Draft.
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The Indians today signed four players from the 2014 First-Year Player Draft. Here are the first selections the Indians have signed thus far.

Round 5 (#158 overall)

RHP JULIAN MERRYWEATHER

AGE/DOB: 22, October 14, 1991                         College: Oklahoma Baptist University (OK)

BATS/THROWS: R/R               HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 6-6/240                               Signed 6/10

Named to the 2014 NAIA Baseball All-America team (first team)…Finished 12-3 on the season with an ERA of 1.07 in 100.2 innings pitched. The senior from Berkley, Calif., allowed just 12 earned runs all season while striking out 132 batters and holding opponents to a .181 batting average. Merryweather was also named to the 2014 Avista-NAIA Baseball World Series All-Tournament Team for his performance in Lewiston, Idaho.

 

Round 10 (#308 overall)

INF STEVEN PATTERSON

AGE/DOB: 21, August 3, 1992                                     College: Cal-Davis

BATS/THROWS: L/R                         HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 5-9/205                Signed 6/10

 

Round 13 (#398 overall)

INF AUSTIN FISHER

AGE/DOB: 21, Jan 8, 1993                                               College: Kansas State

BATS/THROWS: L/R                           HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 6-1/195                  Signed 6/10

Started all 55 games for Wildcats in 2014, hitting .300 (62-207) with 7 2B, 1 3B, 2HR and 34 RBI. In 2013 was named to the All-Big 12 First Team.

 

Round 16 (#488 overall)

RHP J.P. FEYEREISEN

AGE/DOB: 21, Feb 7, 1993                                              College: University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point

BATS/THROWS: R/R                          HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 6-2/215                   Signed 6/10

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